Welcome to Bakers Dozen! Each week we share with you what we’re reading, listening to, seeing and doing. While a lot of this stuff will be about or related to food, we also like to read about other goings-on in the world. We’d love to know what you find interesting - let us know what you’re up to at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a really interesting, albeit sad, article by Adam Platt at Grubstreet about the decline, and possible ultimate demise of the New York diner.
A review by Vanessa Friedman at The New York Times of the book Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore by Terry Newman. Contrary to popular belief, authors don't always just throw on a bathrobe and slippers and get to work.
Airline uniforms are getting a revamp, and it hasn't been easy. Martha C. White at The New York Times details the struggle of airlines and fashion designers to come up with uniforms that are both multi-functional and representative of the company.
Nick Rose at Munchies explains how the rise in food prices around the world have resulted in a major increase in fast food consumption outside of the US.
An interview with Gary Weitzman, author of the new book How to Speak Cat, conducted by Carrie Arnold at National Geographic. Learn more about the fuzzy loafs you call family.
Really cool read by Alexis Cheung at The New York Times about Jeong Kwan, a Buddhist nun an amazing Korean chef, and her recent trip to New York to cook dinner for sixty people at Le Bernardin.
Amanda Cohen is one of our favorite chefs, and she's written in the past for The New York Times. This time, she talks about her mixed feelings on Blue Apron.
From July 3rd-16th in New York and July 10th-23rd in Chicago, you can go to a vast array of French restaurants with discounted prix-fixe menus and pretend to be French!
Joan Cornella is one of Rina's favorite artists, and he has a solo exhibit from July 14th-30th in New York. His stuff is super trippy, definitely worth a visit. Josée Bienvenu Gallery, 529 W 20th St.
Sign up for this seven-course Arabian feast, the first of what seems to be many, by Moeen Abzuaid. All details and purchase information can be found at the link above.
The Hester Street Fair has quite a few activities this July, including an ice cream social on July 15th. Check out the link above for all of the awesome goings-on this summer.
Summer in New York is the perfect opportunity to sit outside for a four hour brunch. Take the guessing out of your day and head to Time Out to peruse their extremely comprehensive list of the best brunches in New York.